KYOTO-UMEKOUJI MINNAGA TSUNAGARU Project Official Website


KYOTO-UMEKOJI Area Map

The area map of KYOTO-UMEKOJI Area(from Kyoto Station to Umekoji Park)

The area map of KYOTO-UMEKOJI Area(from Kyoto Station to Umekoji Park)

Umekoji Park Map

The guide map of Umekoji Park

The guide map of Umekoji Park

Introduction of Monuments

In order to allow people to walk from Kyoto Station to Umekoji Park happily and comfortably as part of the activities of “KYOTO-UMEKOJI MINNAGA TSUNAGARU Project”, a total of 41 monuments, 23 along the walking route and 18 at Umekoji Park, have been set up. The various monuments that feature railways, aquatic life, and Kyoto City character motifs serve to greet visitors.
Please come take a look at the monuments and enjoy a day at Umekoji Park!

Walking Route [Shichijo-dori St.]

New SL 230

Japan’s first domestically built mass-produced SL model -

SL 230
SL 230
New Spotted Seal

The trademark is like sesame speckles -

Spotted Seal
Spotted Seal
New SL 8620

The highly versatile passenger SL -

SL 8620
SL 8620
New SL C56

The compact SL nicknamed “Pony” -

SL C56
SL C56
New Giant Pacific Octopus

The world’s largest octopus that can be living in the sea of Kyoto -

Giant Pacific Octopus
Giant Pacific Octopus
New DD51 Diesel Locomotive

All-purpose domestic diesel locomotive -

DD51 Diesel Locomotive
DD51 Diesel Locomotive
New EF66 Electric Locomotive

Created as a high-speed freight train -

EF66 Electric Locomotive
EF66 Electric Locomotive
New Moon Jellyfish

The image of them swimming slowly is fantastical -

Moon Jellyfish
Moon Jellyfish

Walking Route [Along the line]

SL Yoshitsune

Active in Hokkaido in the Meiji Era -

SL Yoshitsune
SL Yoshitsune
African Penguin

The black and white body color pattern is adorable -

African Penguin
African Penguin
SL D51

Hugely successful nationwide! Popular name "Degoichi" -

SL D51
SL D51
SL C62

Japan's largest passenger SL -

SL C62
SL C62
581 Series Train

Seats by day and sleepers by night -

581 Series Train
581 Series Train
Moon Jellyfish

Casually floating in the water -

Moon Jellyfish
Moon Jellyfish
Twilight

Connected Kansai and Hokkaido -

Twilight
Twilight
Sagano Romantic Train

The train will bring a smile to your face -

Sagano Romantic Train
Sagano Romantic Train
80 Series Train

Post-war first long-distance train -

80 Series Train
80 Series Train
81 Series Diesel Train

National Railway's first express diesel car -

81 Series Diesel Train
81 Series Diesel Train
Bottlenose Dolphin

Its popular of their dynamic jump -

Bottlenose Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
0 Series Shinkansen

First train in the world to travel over 210 km -

0 Series Shinkansen
0 Series Shinkansen
100 Series Shinkansen

Connecting bilevel cars -

100 Series Shinkansen
100 Series Shinkansen
Japanese Giant Salamander

Mysterious "Living Fossil" -

Japanese Giant Salamander
Japanese Giant Salamander
500 Series Shinkansen

Faster with its streamlined long nose -

500 Series Shinkansen
500 Series Shinkansen

Inside Umekoji Park

New African Penguin

Relaxed on land and dynamic under the sea -

African Penguin
African Penguin
New Eco-chan

Kyoto City’s environmental mascot -

Eco-chan
Eco-chan
South American Fur Seal

Freely swimming in the water -

South American Fur Seal
South American Fur Seal
New W7 Series Shinkansen

Running through the Hokuriku region with Japan’s tradition and technology -

W7 Series Shinkansen
W7 Series Shinkansen
Shimon-chan

Shimogyo Ward mascot with its round belly -

Shimon-chan
Shimon-chan
Chin-chin-densha (streetcar)

Retro vehicle running through kyoto -

Chin-chin-densha (streetcar)
Chin-chin-densha (streetcar)
Kyo-chan and Miyako-kun

Kyoto City Bus and Subway mascots -

Kyo-chan and Miyako-kun
Kyo-chan and Miyako-kun
Twilight

Pioneer luxury sleeper express -

Twilight
Twilight
Green Turtle

Small round eyes are so charming -

Green Turtle
Green Turtle
New Roundhouse Platform

Constructed over 100 years ago! A national important cultural property -

Roundhouse Platform
Roundhouse Platform
New Tram 2000 Series

A first conductorless train of Kyoto City tram -

Tram 2000 Series
Tram 2000 Series
Seasonal fruits and vegetables

Feeling the changing seasons -

Seasonal fruits and vegetables
Seasonal fruits and vegetables
SL Yoshitsune

SL imported from the United States -

SL Yoshitsune
SL Yoshitsune
0 Series Shinkansen

"Dream Super Express" with its cute snub nose -

0 Series Shinkansen
0 Series Shinkansen
500 Series Shinkansen

Realization of commercial operation with a speed of 300 km -

500 Series Shinkansen
500 Series Shinkansen
New SL D51

The most produced SL in Japan -

SL D51
SL D51
New Japanese Giant Salamander

A special natural treasure of Japan nurtured by clear stream -

Japanese Giant Salamander
Japanese Giant Salamander
New Haruka

Direct limited express to Kansai International Airport -

Haruka
Haruka